Wonder Wheel

SE of W. 12th Street and Bowery Street, Coney Island, NYC

Eccentric Ferris Wheel at Deno's Wonderland Park in Coney Island, NYC

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Wonder Wheel

Photo taken by Michael Miller

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Description 

Built in 1920 by the Eccentric Ferris Wheel Company, Wonder Wheel has 24 fully enclosed passenger cars, each able to carry 6 people, giving a total capacity of 144 passengers. 16 of the cars slide inward and outward as the wheel rotates, the remainder are fixed to the rim.

Update Log 

  • April 19, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • November 6, 2013: Added by Michael Miller

Sources 

  • Michael Miller - michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com